Shooting in Wilkes-Barre overnight leaves 2 men injured
On Thursday, September 26, 2019, at approximately 9:13 p.m., The Stroud Area Regional Police Department was dispatched to Lackawanna Avenue in the Borough of East Stroudsburg for a report of a male with a gunshot wound. Responding officers found the male in the residence and applied first aid until arrival of the ambulance. The man was then transported to an area hospital where he underwent surgery early this morning and is currently in serious but stable condition.
Authorities say their investigation revealed that the victim was shot by an unknown actor at or near the residence on Lackawanna Avenue. This is currently an ongoing active investigation.
Police say this appears to be an isolated incident and there is no known threat to the community.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Emily Raymond at 570-421-6800 ext.1035